ironing board

'ironing .board
↑ironing board, ↑iron
a small narrow table used for ironing clothes

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Ironing board — Ironing I ron*ing, n. 1. The act or process of smoothing, as clothes, with hot flatirons. [1913 Webster] 2. The clothes ironed. [1913 Webster] {Ironing board}, a flat board, upon which clothes are laid while being ironed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ironing board — ironing boards N COUNT An ironing board is a long narrow board covered with cloth on which you iron clothes …   English dictionary

  • ironing board — or ironing table n. a cloth covered board or stand on which clothes are ironed …   English World dictionary

  • ironing board — ironing ,board noun count a tall narrow table that you press on when you do the ironing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ironing board — ► NOUN ▪ a long, narrow board with folding legs, on which clothes are ironed …   English terms dictionary

  • ironing board — noun narrow padded board on collapsible supports; used for ironing clothes • Hypernyms: ↑board * * * noun, pl ⋯ boards [count] : a flat, padded surface on which clothes are ironed * * * ˈironing board [ironing board ironing boards] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ironing board — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ironing board : singular ironing board plural ironing boards a tall narrow table that you press on when you do the ironing …   English dictionary

  • ironing board — i·ron·ing board || aɪə(r)nɪŋ‚bÉ”rd / bɔːd flat cloth covered surface used for ironing the wrinkles out of clothes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˈironing ˌboard — noun [C] a tall narrow table that you use to do the ironing …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • ironing board — i′roning board n. a flat, cloth covered board on which clothing, linens, or similar articles are ironed • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

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